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Bernina Holiday Giveaway

If you follow our social media, you might have spotted a little sneak peek last week when we posted this photo on our Instagram. Or if you were closely following, you may have seen this exciting announcement on the Bernina blog!
Well – we have not one, but TWO surprises for you! Kimberly is now a Bernina Ambassador and is thrilled to represent such a trusted and dependable company! To celebrate this new partnership, we’re giving away a beautiful Bernina 330 machine, a $1,399 value! Merry (early) Christmas!!!
Check out some of the awesome features on the machine!

There are six ways to enter to win this beauty!!

1. What is your dream Bernina machine? Comment on this blog post with your answer!
2. Choose a holiday sewing project and share a photo with the hashtag #winabernina on Instagram and Facebook, and be sure to tag @fatquartershop and @berninausa.
3. Repost our Instagram photo showcasing our Bernina giveaway.
4. Tag three friends in our Instagram post showcasing our Bernina giveaway.
5. Share our Bernina YouTube video on your Facebook wall.
6. Re-pin our Bernina photo on Pinterest.
Each action will serve as one entry to the contest. To break it down – the more you participate, the more likely you are to win!! The contest will run through December 14, 2016, so enter now for your chance to win!

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1,427 comments

  1. I really don't know my "favorite" Bernina, as I do not have one yet. I would be thrilled to win this one, however! Thank you for the opportunity!

  2. Honestly, I would be thrilled to own ANY Bernina!!! Thanks for the generous giveaway opportunity!

    caribousmom (at) aol.com

  3. A Bernina machine at all is my dream one. This is a machine I would think I would be a miracle for me to be able to avoid to have. So to me just about any of their types I could only dream of having

  4. I like the 770QEE. I am interested in trying to quilt some projects for my home. This machine would be perfect!
    demkl at yahoo dot com

  5. Ive looked at several at quilt market last year and on the website. Not sure the best one, but would love to upgrade my Bernini 1230. It still runs like a dream, but would like features of the new machines.

  6. I don't know what my favorite Bernina machine would be. I use my sewing machine mainly for quilting now and it would be wonderful to upgrade to this machine! Thanks so much for the opportunity!

  7. I love my Bernina 230 and would love this 330 for my daughters to learn to sew on the best machines made! My dream Bernina would be the Q20 Quilt Model so I would have all the throat space for machine quilting.

  8. I love Bernina. Have been looking at 770QEE. But I believe I would love any and all. Wonderful machines!

  9. My dream machine would be the Q 20 but I am shooting for the moon on that one, I would love any new Bernina! They really are the best machines on the market.

  10. My perfect Bernina would be the Q20 sit down quilting machine, as I am unable to use a standing long arm machine.

  11. My fave Bernina is the 440QE… I know they don't make it any more, but I have 2 and wouldn't trade them for anything. I use one at home, permanently set up in my studio, and the other stays in a rolling trolley to take to classes, sew-ins and retreats. Perfect machines except for the throat size (could be bigger, but I don't want a heavier machine so I'll stay away from the bigger ones).

  12. I love my old and well used 830! I can make it stand on it's head if needed. I grateful for the quality and dependability of this trusty sewing room friend, over the years.
    I hope someday to own a Bernina with a stitch regulator and the blanket stitch. Ahhh, bliss.

  13. I own a few old machines but have yet to buy a vintage Bernina, so my dream machine would be a vintage one from back when they were green!

  14. My fav ist the 770 Quilters Edition ๐Ÿ˜‰
    thx for the winning chance – I would also take the 330 or the 380 from the picture – all of em ๐Ÿ™‚

  15. My dream Bernina is any Bernina and many Berninas. In the fall of 2014 I both found out I was being laid off from my job as a professor and that I had a benign brain tumor. A good friend of mine suggested I take up quilting to help cope with the stress. In August of 2015 I did. Over the last 15 months I have made over a dozen quilts including a civil war union sample and 1930's farmer's wife. Quilting keeps me sane. Last month the 15+ year old sewing machine that I bought refurbished on overstock finally died. I am currently borrowing a little machine from that same friend who has since upgraded. All the ladies at my sewing group have encouraged me to buy a new machine and have let me try their Berninas. I have such sewing machine envy, but haven't found work yet, and can't buy my own. One day I will own several Berninas. One for free motion, one for classes… Now, I search the used furniture shops for deals on old used ones. I would be so grateful to win my first one ๐Ÿ™‚

  16. I love all Berninas have owned several. My dream Bernina would have a built in walking foot. I am confused by your post is the givaway for themB330 as stated or the B380 as pictured?

  17. My dream Bernina would be a B740, my sister in law has one and I love it! We often get together and do projects together, I take my machine over to her house but i end up on one of her V L Berninas, usually the 740. Its a dream.

  18. Well, my favorite Bernina is my 1090…I bought an extra one on Ebay! But my 'dream' Bernina would be the Bernina 790. It is like flying a jet with so many fun options ๐Ÿ™‚

  19. I have never had a Bernina – my friends who have one absolutely love it! Congratulations on your new"job" and thank you for the opportunity to win a Bernina

  20. The 570QE – I would love a stitch regulator and I am not into embroidery. I have had Vikings since my parents gave me my first machine 40 years ago. I would love to switch to Bernina because of the features.

  21. I would love to own a Bernina! I use one at my local quilt shop class and they are awesome. The 790 is incredible as well as the sit down Long-arm machine. ????

  22. My mother and I both have 440 QE's. They are the bomb! Solid, work horse machine! Beautiful stitches!

    She also is saving up for an 880 after she retired!

  23. I would like a machine that is big enough to quilt a full size quilt. The machine I have now is good for piecing and small projects.

  24. I love any of the Bernina machines. But as a quilter a long arm function is always a dream! I also love the new freemotion/embroidery quilting machines as well.โœ๏ฟฝ๏ฟฝโœ‚๏ฟฝ๏ฟฝ

  25. I would love a smaller Bernina to take on the road with me so I can sew where ever I am! Someday I hope to be able to have a longarm….

  26. My dream Bernina is my Q20 – I've had it for just a few months and I love it more than I can say!

  27. I have a 640 Aristia w/Embrodiery, but would love another Bernina. I have a daughter who is at school becoming a costume designer, she would love a new machine. She currently has my old 930, which is still working great.

  28. My dream Bernina would be the Q 20 Sit Down Long Arm. I do not have the space for a long arm and this would be perfect! I love my Bernina 550QE and would love to have the 330 under my Christmas tree this year!! Thanks for the chance!

  29. I have a Bernina 1230 I bought around 1985. it still runs great, but I would love to have a stitch regulator so I could do more free motion quilting. I would love to have a Bernina 770 QE! Thanks for the chance to win a Bernina!

  30. Love my 1230 I have had for over 20 years!!! Dreaming about 880!!! Or 790 Or 770 QEE. Or 700!!!!!!!!

  31. My dream machine is the Bernina 350 SE. I can imagine me sewing on this machine and making tons of projects! Thank you for the opertunity to win a Bernina sewing machine!

  32. My dream machine is the Bernina 350 SE. I can imagine me sewing on this machine and making tons of projects! Thank you for the opertunity to win a Bernina sewing machine!

  33. It is difficult to choose a favorite! Any Bernina would be an improvement over my 1970's model Singer that I have used for decades.

  34. I've never owned a Bernina but would sure like to try one out! Thanks for this opportunity to win one

  35. I have a Bernina 150 that is currently in the shop being worked on. I may have loved that machine to death! Any new Bernina would be a dream. Thanks for the chance to win!

  36. I own two Bernina 1130s. I love Bernina sewing machines! I have looked at the 440 QE and wouldn't mind owning one of those.

  37. I've never had the pleasure of owning a Bernina but I would love to try one. Thanks for offering such a great contest!

  38. I love my 1130 but I think right now my dream would be a 770QE. Thanks for the contest!
    Beth F.

  39. I have a Bernina 820 and absolutely love it. I would love to have a smaller Bernina (330) to take traveling with me and a Bernina long arm would be fantastic

  40. My dream Bernina would be the BERNINA 790 (a girl should dream big!!) Thanks for the generous giveaway.
    terryscwayons(at)yahoo(dot)com

  41. I have had a Bernina 930 Record since about the time it first came out. Don't know which newer one I would prefer but any of them would be fabulous to have and use. Love sewing on this workhorse machine!! Thanks for the chance. hrglover at hotmail dot com Helen G.

  42. I have never owned a Bernina… Kenmore, Janome, Brother and Singer. I've been hearing things about Bernina though! I wouldn't know which one to get/have though as I would want it to be easy peasy and great for quilting.

  43. The 350 PE would be my ideal machine. The extension table would be very handy for me! ๐Ÿ™‚

  44. I don't have a Bernina yet. If you're selling them I'm positive they are great machines & would love to have one. My sewing machine is one I received over 40 years ago as a gift.

  45. I love my ancient, cranky, sometimes forgets how to backstitch, Bernina 1080 and I'm sure I will never be able to part with her, but oh! to have a smooth, sleek new machine! Would adore bringing this baby home!

  46. The 770QE is my dream machine although I would be thrilled with any Bernini machine . Thank you for this opportunity to win a great sewing machine.

  47. My one and only Bernina is still my favorite! My husband purchased me a Bernina 1130 back in 1991 when our children were just toddlers. I have sewn countless children clothes, maternity clothes, draperies, etc over the years. I am now starting to sew for my upcoming grandchildren on this very same machine! Have never once had a problem with it! Way to go Bernina!!

  48. I have not seen it yet, but the new Rifle Paper Ltd. Bernina is supposed to be out in 2017 and it should be beautiful! but, in all honesty, ANY Bernina is wonderful.
    Thank you!

  49. Would love to win to donate to one of my sewing buddies. I have several berninas and they are wonderful machines. Would love my sewing my buddies to enjoy what I always rant and rave about berninas excellent machines.

  50. I LOVE the Bernina 790E…It has everything right at your fingertips and the extended arm is perfect for any project. The 330 would be great to take to classes.

  51. I've never been lucky enough to own a Bernina, I just use the old Singer and somewhat newer Brother I have. How I'd love to own something that does "everything"! My 60th birthday is in 3 weeks, would sure make a wonderful gift!! lol!
    lstangl482 at aol dot com

  52. This machine seems like a dream machine. I admit not being very familiar with the machines, but have always heard good things! And since I am sewing away on Christmas projects this would be ideal!

  53. Too many steps gor this nontech person. Sure would like to win one, but cant do all the steps ๏ฟฝ๏ฟฝ

  54. I have a Bernina 440 Quilters Edition. I tell my husband I can't hem his pants because it is a Quilters Edition machine and doesn't do mending or hemming ๐Ÿ˜‰

  55. Any Bernina would be amazing, but my dream Bernina is a Q20 or Q24 Longarm! If I ever won the lottery, I would RUN to my nearest Bernina dealer for that! Merry Christmas everyone!

  56. Bernina is the top of the line, cream of the crop to me! Any of their machines would find a loving home with me. Right now my dream Bernina is the Bernina 330 as it could possibly come to live with me and it's Free! I'd love to win this beauty!

  57. My dream Bernina would be the Q20 sit down model. I would love to do long arm quilting. But I'd be delighted with any Bernina! Thanks for the chance to dream!

  58. In my dreams the machine would be the sit down Q20 machine! LOL I would be grateful to have any of them. Thank you for the chance to win! ๐Ÿ™‚

  59. I think the 770 would be my favorite but,I do love all the models I have seen. Congratulations on becoming an Ambassador and Thank-you for the giveaway.

  60. I currently own a Bernina 1230 that I think is pretty great, so I'd love to find out if a newer model would be better!

  61. I don't have a favorite Bernina in mind as I figured they were so expensive I won't allow myself to even think about owning one. Thanks for hosting this giveaway….fingers crossed that you choose me.

    anndunn24(at)gmail.com

  62. I love to sew and quilt but do not own a full-size machine, so this Bernina would be my dream machine! Thanks for the great giveaway!

  63. I LOVE my 440, but I'd love one that was designed for embroidery, so the 580 or 770 QEE or the 790. This 330 would be perfect for my budding sewist, though, who asked me just last week when she's going to get her own sewing machine. ๐Ÿ™‚

  64. I have never used a Bernina sewing machine so I suppose the winning machine would be my dream machine! Thanks for the opportunity to win!
    kakingsbury at verizon dot net

  65. I'm such a Bernina snob…it's all I've ever sewn on from when I learned as a young child. My pie in the sky wish list includes the Q20 model; but any Bernina is an amazing Bernina.

  66. I love Bernina! Dream machine would be 790. I would love this machine for retreats and home studio. Love the sewing bags!

  67. My dream Bernina machine would have needle down, needle threader and automatic thread cutting. I also would love to have bunches of different stitches ๐Ÿ™‚

  68. I adore bernina and have always wanted a machine for myself! This one would be the perfect machine to start me on Bernina with! I am thankful for the opportunity!

  69. I have a Bernina 830 and love it. But I would love to have a smaller machine to take to classes and retreats. I am currently teaching my grandaughters to sew and this machine would be just the thing. Thanks so much for your opportunity for us , your fans to win a machine. I look forward to more tutorials from you using the Bernina machines.

  70. There's no wrong answer to a Dream Bernina but it would have to be either a Bernina long arm or a basic Bernina for a good straight stitch!

  71. I haven't really researched Bernina machines….I know that once someone sews with one, they usually stick with that brand. Would love to win one…whatever I win will be my favorite!
    Rosalie
    rjoehnk5@aol.com

  72. I have a Bernina 1230 that I have had for about 25 years. It still works like a dream. Since I haven't been sewing on new machines I bet they are even more fabulous than this one has been!

  73. Bernina has always been a dream machine that I have wanted. I would love the 830 with embroidery attachment but I will have to start small once savings allows.

  74. I would like any of the Bernina's that accomodate the special free motion quilting foot – the one that changes the speed of the needle with your own speed? I've heard of it – just not sure the technical name.
    I would like to do more free motion quilting, but struggle with the stitch length varying. So – any Bernina that is good for free motion quilting would be my dream Bernina!

  75. I have to admit that I already own a Bernina Dream machine–my 440 QE!! But I would love to win this one for my friend who doesn't own any sewing machine–she would be thrilled to have her own Bernina! Thanks for the opportunity to win one of my favorite brand of sew machines!

  76. I think my dream Bernina would be a 580, it does so many wonderful things and i would love to work with one but obviously I'd also be delighted to own (or win)a 330 or 380. I have an old activa 135S which I love but would love to upgrade. I don't think I could ever recommend anything but Bernina, once you've used one you're spoilt for using anything else. Thanks for the opportunity to go in the draw.

  77. In an ideal world, I'd love a Bernina 770QE since I sew, quilt, make costumes, and more. But I'd love any Bernina! This is an awesome giveaway! Once again, Fat Quarter Shop knocks it out of the park!

  78. If I won a Bernina I think I would just hold it and cuddle with it for a while. I would soon realize that I was being ridiculous and put that baby to work. ๏ฟฝ๏ฟฝ๏ฟฝ๏ฟฝ

  79. What an awesome Christmas gift that would be!!! Any Bernina would satisfy me as it would be a GIANT LEAP UP from my current Brother! Thanks for the chance to dream big!!!

  80. I need a new sewing machine so badly!!! I would love to win the Bernina 330!!!

    Ultimate wish list is the 765 in Rose Gold…how could you not want a machine in Rose Gold ๐Ÿ™‚

  81. I think my dream machine would be the 770Q. I don't really need or want the embroidery attachments but a good solid quilting machine is my dream. I have a Bernina now and I hope it has many more years in my future.

  82. I foolishly sold my Bernina 830 (c. 1995) a few years back and now wish I hadn't. It is a great little machine. I think this would be a wonderful machine to have that reminds me of my 830! Would be an exciting machine to win for Christmas!!

  83. I love any Bernina had my 1st one in 1970, still working, and would love to have a top of the line with all the bells and whistles, but, would be happy with any. Thanks for the chance.

  84. I love my current Bernina. It's not fancy, but it keeps me happy. I'd love to have the Q20 or Q24 Bernina quilt machine.

  85. Bernina 770QE would be my dream machine. I have three old Berninas and love their features so much I cant imagine switching brands!

  86. I've always wanted a Bernina sewing machine & think the embroidery machine would be great to have. The 330 looks like a good one for me, also! Actually, I think any of the wonderful Bernina Sewing machines would be great to own & become my favorite machine.

  87. I started serious sewing on a Bernina in the late seventies. Never had a problem with tension, etc. Love my old Berninas!! Bernina creates Dream Machines!! Read last week on the Bernina website that Kimberly is now a Bernina Ambassodor. She is an asset to any company related to sewing/quiling.

    Would love a new Bernina!!!!

  88. Went to the site to see what's available since I am not at all familiar with the different models…and although I think the dream would be the 8 series, I could dream alittle with the 770QEE machine. I'm a fan of Tuela Pink and that is her machine, so I'd love one too ๐Ÿ™‚

  89. My dream would be the Tula Pink special edition. I've always wanted a Bernini so I would not be picky.

    lag110 at yahoo dot com

  90. My dream machine would be the 740. But any other machine would be a great replacement for my broken travel machine. Thank you so much for the chance to win ????

  91. Perhaps the Bernina 350. I know Berninas are supposed to be the best sewing machines in the market, and I would love to own any of them.

  92. I'd just like to hear the thrum of the Bernini machine as I sew along.
    Thanks for the contest. : )

  93. I really love the idea of that stitch regulator in the 5 series! BUT I know Bernina is a highly regarded and loves machine so I would be happy with any Im sure!!!

  94. I don't have a favorite, however, i worked on Bernina's when i work in a quilt store years ago and fell in love with them. Told myself the next machine i get is a Bernina. I really only need one that sews straight stitch and zig-zag. They are great machines.

  95. I think my "dream" Bernina has to be the 770. TWO of my friends just got them and I am super jelous! My Bernina is at least 25 years old. I love old Bea but would love to have an upgrade.

  96. I'd love any one!!! Well, something that is a quilting work horse that has a few features like the cool waves for quilting and the ability to push along a walking foot!

  97. I haven't ever had a Bernina, nor actually used one. However I have only heard good things and have recently started to save up for a 350. I would love to have any of the 3 series!!

  98. Any Bernina would be great! Have to say was always a bit envious of the stitch regulator for free motion quilting. Thanks

  99. My favorite Bernina is the one I saw on the Bernina blog, it was one of the 300 machines possibly the 350 but, it had dog bones on it. It was beautiful, I LOVE dogs and quilting what could be better? Great giveaway, someone is going to have a wonderful Christmas!!! Merry, Merry!

  100. My dream bernina would be this one you're giving away!if love to win. I also like those cute colorful ones which ares perfect for kids.

  101. The Bernina 880E is my dream machine! Love the larger harp and the amazing OS. Any of the 300 series would be a dream for toting to classes and retreats for sure. Happy Holidays!

  102. I don't know the Bernina Machine names, but anyone will be wonderful — I have heard that it is a great machine.
    Thanks for the giveaway.

  103. Truly if money were no object I'd love any Bernina. My mom has her original one that's older than I am, I learned to sew on it.

  104. My dream Bernina would be any of them! I love to sew and have never used one. However, I hear "nothing sews like aBernina!"

  105. WOW! THIS would most DEFINITELY be my favorite Bernina! โค๏ธโค๏ธ๏ธโค๏ธ๏ธ I've heard all about them! Would love to own one!!

  106. My desired Bernina is a 790. I have a 180 right now and I am extremely frustrated in getting embroidery designs onto the machine since I only have an iMac computer. Bernina is not supporting us Mac users, I keep asking for a Mac version of the Designer software.

  107. My favorite Bernina? That would be a Bernina that is mine! Thanks for a chance to win. I don't instagram so I hope this one chance will win!

  108. I need a new machine bad!!!now!!!! I don't care which one because I know Bernina is a great company and I would be ecstatic with whatever I got!!! Thanks for the chance to win!!!

  109. I have had a 1230 Bernina for 25 years and I still LOVE it! I would love to upgrade to one that has the laser light though. Nothing tops a bernina!!!

  110. I would be thrilled and grateful to have a Bernina period! The 330 would be wonderful and if I am really dreaming big the 770QE looks amazing!

  111. I've never tried a Bernina machine, as I use a Brother.
    But, I've always wanted a embroidery machine, so maybe one of those?

  112. A Bernina 770QE would be my dream machine. Thank you for the chance to win one. So excited for you on your new adventure with Bernina.

  113. I have a 380 which i love so much! The next machine i would like to get someday is the 770QE. I'd love to have more sewing room for quilting and bulkier projects! Love Bernina!

  114. If I need to pick a Bernina Dream Machine it would be the Bernina 790. I say this because of the extra space for quilting and embroidery. I currently have the Bernina 580 and totally LOVE it!

  115. Bernina is a wonderful machine – 830 or newer machine but not complaining as I now own 2 Bernina (I even have the BSR and embroidery module.) love it. Didn't know I was getting such a great machine when I bought the first one.
    Thanks Diane
    Mdjssi((at)gmail(dot)com

  116. Wow, how exciting giving away a new 330 Bernina, Kimberly your just like Santa. I would love to have a model with a built in needle threader feature.

  117. Any Bernina machine would be wonderful. My dream machine would be the Bernina with the widest throat for quilting, and also the Bernina long arm. The Bernina 330 will be great for lots of sewing & taking to class!!!
    Thank you for this offer!

  118. 4 of my quilt friends have 580 QE! They all love them! I don't need the embroidery option, just a throat that's bigger than the 6 1/2 inches my 23 year old machine has. Would love a new machine which I could do FMQ with.

  119. I guess my dream Bernina is the 830 Record. It's the only one I own – bought it used from a friend recently, as I am new to sewing and quilting. It is a dream to use, certainly, and is solid and reliable. If I'm a winner, I'll pass the 830 Record along to another sewing friend.

  120. My Bernina dream machine would be the 790 in the 7 Series because it's both a sewing and an embroidery machine! I like its oversized embroidery area and the adaptive thread tension. I'd love to see one under my Christmas tree!

  121. Any Bernina is a favorite! The brand is awesome compared to others! If I won this… it would be awesome. My mom loves to quilt. She has taught my daughter to also. She is only 12 and has made her first quilt and is still going. This opportunity would allow her to make so many more beautiful creations. Thanks for the opportunity!

  122. Don't know which Bernina I would pick- I just know I'd love a new Bernina to sew on!

  123. Wow, a new Bernina…let's see. My last machine still is my 1986 Janome. What an opportunity to upgrade!

  124. Let me see my favorite Bernina. I have never owned a Bernina nor have i ever sewn on one. But I heer great things from Bernina onwers and I follow several of the Bernina Ambassadors. I would say any new Bernina would be my favorite. Having one would give me the chance to join all of the other Bernina owners who love the quality of this machine. Thanks for the opportunity to win one.

    tushay3 (at) yahoo (dot) com

  125. I had my eye on the Tula Pink special edition Bernina last year. I think it's a 350. Still wishing for that one. ๐Ÿ™‚

  126. I would be thrilled to have any model! What a treat! I am currently working on a Christmas quilt for my daughter and a farm girl vintage quilt for the newest member of our family! Thanks for the chance!

  127. Are you kidding me? I would LOVE to win any Bernina! One with a large throat plate would be wonderful as I wasn't too smart with my last machine purchase and regret it when I try to machine quilt a larger quilt. That 770QE looks wonderful.